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Sleeping Beauty (Little Golden Book) (1986)

by Michael Teitelbaum

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This is an awesome example of a traditional fantasy story. It has a variety of magical characters, a dramatic plot with a drastic climax and use of inflection in dialogue. From the beginning of the story readers are introduced to a number of magical characters such as the fairies that help raise Aurora and the dragon, these characters automatically catch a reader’s interest. Then I noticed the overly dramatic and classic plot conflict of a princess in dire need of someone to come save her; the classic story of a hero that battles evil. Finally the author chose to use interesting dialogue to bring the readers even more into the magical world of sleeping beauty. By having the fairies say things such as “If through this witch’s trick a spindle should your finger prick, not in death, but just in sleep,” the author uses rhythmic says like this to make the characters more magical. The choices that the author made combine to create a story which not only captivates readers but also conveys the message that true love conquers all. ( )
  ShelbyBurton | Nov 10, 2014 |
Author: Michael Teitelbaum
Title: Sleeping Beauty
Illustrator: Ron Dias
Publisher: Golden Book Pub.
Year: 2004
Pages: 24
Type: Myth
Summary: This book also tells about one of Disney Princes. In this story the princess is put under a spell in which she can't awake from. The only way the princess is awakened is if she is kissed by her true love. She is kissed and awakened and she falls in love and lives happily ever after.

I liked this book, it has great illustrations. It also tells you how the person you love can really save your life not only physically but emotionally.
  emfro20 | May 14, 2014 |
I grew up watching the Disney film version of Sleeping Beauty. This book brings the movie to life in your mind. Great story for little girls. I have this book as part of my personal library. Children love this classic tale. ( )
  lmckeon | Jul 2, 2012 |
Sleeping beauty is about a princess who is awaken from a spell by her true love. It explores what love is, and how the magical world works.
  khand | Oct 4, 2011 |
A young women falls asleep under a spell until her prince comes to kiss her and release her from the spell. ( )
  kwalk3 | Apr 23, 2009 |
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In a faraway land, long ago, King Stefan and his fair queen wished for a child.
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adapted by Michael Teitelbaum ; illustrated by Ron Dias
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0307020258, Hardcover)

YOUNG AND OLD fans will love this full-color Little Golden Book retelling of Walt Disney’s Sleeping Beauty—the story of Princess Aurora and the three good fairies who try to protect her from Maleficent’s evil spell.

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A wicked witch's spell over the Princess Aurora is broken when Prince Phillip releases her with a kiss.

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